BELFAST TITANIC TRIATHLON
The Belfast Titanic Triathlon is held annually in the historic city of Belfast. Once again, we are are offering both Olympic/Standard distance and Sprint distance races.
This year's event will be held on Sunday 27th September.
For 2020, the transition area and race HQ will once again be situated at the iconic Titanic Slipway in the heart of the Titanic Quarter. More specific race information is available HERE.
WHEN IS IT?
Sunday 27th September 2020.
WHAT IS IT?
The Belfast Titanic Triathlon has two distances:
Swim - 750m
Cycle - 19.5km
Run - 5k
Swim - 1500m
Cycle - 38.6km
Run - 10km
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Belfast Titanic Triathlon will comply with the rules and regulations contained within the Triathlon Ireland Manual of Guidance and the ITU Competition Rules. Both documents can be downloaded below, but please check for latest versions using the relevant websites.
In a nutshell, important messages for all competitors include:
Wetsuits are compulsory,
Race swim cap must be worn outermost,
No nudity on the course, especially within the transition area,
Helmets must be worn at all times when in contact with your bike,
Drafting is prohibited,
No outside assistance,
Due to conditions attached to the road closures, it is necessary to set a cut-off time of approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes on those doing the Standard Distance Triathlon. This is to ensure the safety of both competitors and race crew. Those doing the Sprint Distance will have approximately 3 hours minutes to complete the course.
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